Every year, the best of the Latin American literary world comes to Cienfuegos. Prestigious figures and various cultural events celebrate the passion for literature.
As part of the celebrations to commemorate the 128th anniversary of the Tomas Terry theatre, various plays and musical performances will be staged.
Every March, Cienfuegos takes part in the great book and reading festival in Cuba with sales, book launches and talks with writers and publishers.
The entire city of Cienfuegos puts on a great display to welcome the traditional spring celebrations. Concerts, exhibitions, cultural events and screenings commemorate the rich historical legacy so treasured by the city.
Exchange programmes operate in both the urban and rural communities and education centres within the area of Cienfuegos to share advancements in education and developments in the Cuban education system and its implementation within the community.
The main celebrations of the traditional local festivals in the Fishing Community of Castillo de Jagua are held during the month of May. The snapper fishing competition, known as the ‘Corrida del Pargo’, and the typical food competition make this event the only one of its kind in the country.
Art exhibitions are held at this timeto showcase the unique characteristics of the city of Cienfuegos, as well as concerts featuring young talent.
Carnival is a time for celebration. An opportunity to enjoy the best of Cuban music and local traditions.
Lovers of rock have their own festival this month. An event that brings the best local bands together with Cuban and international guests.
Sponsored by the Joel Zamora Flamenco Dance Academy, this event offers children and young people the opportunity to bring out the Spanish roots of Cuban culture, where the public can enjoy a range of performances by this dance company.
This famous procession departs from the Cathedral of Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción, in homage to the city's patron saint, in an annual event that attracts the faithful and devout.